Institutional Investment Management

Market commentary and strategic analysis by institutional portfolio managers in our Investment Management group.

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At William Blair, active management is more than just an investment approach. See how our active culture creates a dynamic environment that aligns with clients’ interests, and listen to our unique investing insights.

Discover our enhanced approach to active management

Today, there is not just one 800-pound gorilla harassing capital markets; there is a troop of gorillas.

In investing and other arenas, women are trending higher—and their voices, together, can improve decision-making and success. In this publication, we celebrate experienced women in the asset-management industry.

William Blair's Vivian Lin Thurston discusses China's growing middle class, innovation boom, and healthcare spending growth.

Learn how advanced driver-assistance systems, ridesharing, and electric vehicles are driving change across the automotive industry.

A review of the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) will shake things up—but a lower IT weighting doesn't mean less technology.

Our five autonomous investment teams explain how they define active management within their strategies.

The domestic Chinese equity markets are some of the largest and most liquid in the world, and they offer unique investment opportunities—yet they have been largely neglected by institutional investors.

William Blair Global Strategist Olga Bitel and Portfolio Manager Simon Fennell share their perspectives on changes in the global marketplace.

Learn how we have worked to integrate ESG factors into our investment process, with specific examples from the consumer discretionary and consumer staples sectors.

Our Dynamic Allocation Strategies team explains why global macro investing offers many potential benefits when included in an investment portfolio.

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